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  • Dylan's Candy Bar coming to Chicago

    Dylan's Candy Bar coming to Chicago
    Boutique confectionery Dylan’s Candy Bar plans to open its fifth free-standing store, and first in the Midwest, on the Magnificent Mile in spring 2015. The candy store founded by Dylan Lauren – daughter of famed fashion designer Ralph Lauren...
  • Lois Lowry's 'The Giver' a portent of what might be?

    With his approval numbers sinking to 39 percent a week ago, according to the Gallup tracking poll, President Obama isn't alone in having a bad summer. So is Hollywood. Entertainment Weekly calls gross receipts for what should have been a blockbuster July...
  • Sighting: Bulls' Jimmy Butler attends country music festival

    Sighting: Bulls' Jimmy Butler attends country music festival
    Jimmy Butler’s Taylor Swift sing along in the Bulls locker room earlier this year makes a little more sense now. The Bulls guard was on hand Friday for the country music festival, Windy City Smokeout, at Grand Avenue and the Chicago River. Ex-Bear...
  • Interview: Brett Eldredge's path from Paris cornfields to Nashville star

    Interview: Brett Eldredge's path from Paris cornfields to Nashville star
    The small town of Paris, Ill., is the birthplace of Carl Switzer, the late actor who played the iconic Alfalfa in the “Little Rascals” series, and Brett Eldredge, the country music singer whose singles “Don’t Ya” and “...
  • REVIEW: 'Cats' at the Paramount Theatre ★★★

     REVIEW: 'Cats' at the Paramount Theatre ★★★
    When Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats" first opened in London in 1981, long before the kitty takeover of social media, I recall my teenage self marveling over a line in the newspaper advertisements of the time. "No admission," the ads would say, "while the...
  • Albums to seek out this fall: Perfume Genius, Zola Jesus and Sbtrkt

    Albums to seek out this fall: Perfume Genius, Zola Jesus and Sbtrkt
    Like Peter Parker and Princess Diana of Themyscira disappearing behind Spider-Man and Wonder Woman masks, the artists born Mike Hadreas, Nika Danilova and Aaron Jerome perform vanishing acts this fall when each releases new music under larger-than-life...
  • A bounty of fall sonics, from Swift to Prince

    A bounty of fall sonics, from Swift to Prince
    The fall always brings a windfall of new music, and this year is no exception. Albums are expected by everyone from Taylor Swift to Shellac, and Jason Aldean to Aphex Twin. Prince is back in a big way, and the dream team is at it again — who else...
  • Ed Sheeran multiplies his star quotient

    It's a story as old as Bob Dylan: a guitar-toting young troubadour heads to the city, gets a deal, hits it big and then goes electric. In 2014, his name is Ed Sheeran, he's 23 and from a coastal town two hours from London. His new record, "x," arrives...
  • Friday Coda: Fly Lo, Aphex Twin, Tracey Thorn, U2, Apple and more

    Friday Coda: Fly Lo, Aphex Twin, Tracey Thorn, U2, Apple and more
    Booty, beauty, beats and Kate Bush. Below, a rundown of some of what happened this week in popular music.  -- A few decades from now, when music historians are writing the tome of Los Angeles in the early part of the century, two names will be at the...
  • Ed Sheeran becomes a rapper (!) on 'X'

    Ed Sheeran becomes a rapper (!) on 'X'
    **1/2 (out of 4) Busker-turned-pop superstar Ed Sheeran has spent years touring extensively with Taylor Swift, and the pairing couldn’t have been more fitting. On the English singer’s 2011 breakout “+,” Sheeran’s songs...
  • REVIEW: The Fresh Beat Band at Allentown Fair isn't your parents' (or your) children's music

    REVIEW: The Fresh Beat Band at Allentown Fair isn't your parents' (or your) children's music
    It would be easy to jokingly criticize Nickelodeon TV’s The Fresh Beat Band, which headlined the grandstand at Allentown Fair on Sunday, as playing music that’s simplistic and having lyrics that are juvenile (Get it? A kid’s band with...